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Binance to Delist Aragon (ANT), Multichain (MULTI), Vai (VAI), Monero (XMR)

Binance announced that it will delist several crypto tokens, including privacy coin Monero. The list includes ANT, MULTI, VAI, and XMR, which will be removed on February 20th, 2024. Binance claims it regularly reviews each digital asset it lists to ensure that it “continues to… Read More

Binance Appoints Steve Christie as Deputy Chief Compliance Officer

Binance, which agreed to a massive $4.3 billion+ settlement with US regulators yet continues to face major operational challenges globally,  is pleased to welcome back their former Senior Vice President of Compliance Steve Christie, who is taking on the role of Deputy Chief Compliance Officer… Read More

Binance Labs Invests in Puffer to Enable Decentralized Liquid Restaking

Binance Labs, the venture capital and incubation arm of Binance, has invested in Puffer, a decentralized and permissionless native liquid restaking protocol (nLRP) that combines Ethereum liquid staking with native restaking on EigenLayer. The invested funds will be used “to develop Puffer’s open-source technologies, its… Read More

Thailand: Digital Asset Platform Binance TH Opens to Eligible Clients

Gulf Binance Co., Ltd., the joint venture between Binance’s subsidiary and Gulf Innova Co. Ltd., is launching full operations of its digital asset exchange and brokerage platform in Thailand, Binance TH by Gulf Binance, “making it accessible to the general public.” This launch follows the… Read More

Nearly Half of Binance Users Depend on Digital Assets to Earn “Extra Income” – Survey

Binance recently revealed that it administered “a survey to better understand their users’ motivations and reasons for using digital assets.” Drawing on a sample of over 1,000 respondents, the Binance survey found “that nearly half (45%) listed earning extra income as their primary use for… Read More

CFTC Says Penalties and Disgorgement of Funds Regarding, Binance and Changpeng “CZ” Zhao Approved: Zhao Pays $150M, Binance Forks Over $2.7 Billion

The Commodity Futures Trading Commission (CFTC) states that the court deciding the case against Binance and its founder Changpeng “CZ” Zhao has formalized the settlement of a $150 million civil monetary penalty personally against Zhao, and Binance to disgorge $1.35 billion of “ill-gotten” transaction fees… Read More

Binance’s Dominance of Crypto Sector Continues to Decline, Exchange to Fully Exit Russian Markets

Crypto exchange Binance, which recently agreed to pay a massive $4.3 billion+ as part of an unprecedented settlement with US regulators, is now preparing to leave the Russian market. The company will also end support for Ruble-based transactions due to regulatory challenges. Binance confirmed that… Read More

Binance Enters Crypto Triparty Arrangement with Third-Party Banking Partner

Binance, which recently agreed to pay a massive $4.3 billion+ as part of a settlement agreed to with US authorities, is pleased to announce that they have successfully executed the “first” cryptocurrency triparty arrangement with a third-party banking partner. As explained by Binance, this solution… Read More

Binance Is Reportedly Operating without Authorization in the Philippines, Nation’s Securities Regulator Has Warned

The Philippines Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) has reportedly issued an advisory against Binance for allegedly carrying out unauthorized business operations. This latest announcement from the Philippines comes shortly after the nation’s SEC stated that it would begin calling out unlicensed exchanges as part of… Read More

Football Legend Cristiano Ronaldo Reportedly Being Sued for Promoting Binance Products

Football star and legend Cristiano Ronaldo is reportedly being sued for promoting Binance and its line of crypto-focused products. Superstar Cristiano Ronaldo is now dealing with a lawsuit that has been filed in a Florida District Court on November 27, 2023. The suit alleges that… Read More

Korean Crypto Market Gains Ground Amidst Global Turbulence

Korea’s cryptocurrency industry is poised for significant growth as the global crypto landscape undergoes major shifts, with Chinese crypto exchanges faltering and the world’s largest exchange, Binance, facing legal challenges in the US, the Korea Times reported. In a recent development, Binance was ordered by… Read More

Loss of Binance CEO Changpeng Zhao Considered a “Wake-Up Call” for Crypto, According to Industry Professional

Stefan Rust, CEO of independent economic data aggregator Truflation, says that the resignation of Binance founder Changpeng Zhao or “CZ” as part of the exchange’s settlement with US authorities marks a “sad” day that should “serve as a clarion call for the build-out of decentralized… Read More

Unprecedented Binance Settlement Could Lead to Greater Crypto Industry Transparency via Workable Regulations, Fintech Professional Claims

Former CEO and Binance founder Changpeng Zhao‘s (CZ) departure from the firm will trigger some short-term volatility in the cryptocurrency market, but crypto will “continue to thrive as more institutional money pours in,” predicts the CEO of an independent financial advisory, asset management and fintech… Read More

Binance Settlement May Impact Small and Illiquid Altcoins But Major Digital Assets Like Bitcoin Could Be Unaffected – Analysis

There were several notable digital asset and blockchain-focused developments that were announced this past week, including Republic choosing Avalanche for its profit-sharing investment Note. This week also saw crypto exchange Kraken being sued by the US Securities and Exchange Commission (SEC) for allegedly failing to… Read More

US Secretary of the Treasury Janet L. Yellen Calls Binance Settlement a Historic Action

In a press event this afternoon, US Secretary of the Treasury Janet Yellen called the settlement with Binance a historic action by the agency. In total, Binance is expected to pay $4.3 billion in penalties for its past actions. At the same time, Binance will… Read More

Largest in History: CFTC, US Department of Treasury Reveal Details of Binance Settlement, Crypto Exchange to Exit US

As was reported earlier today, Binance has settled charges in a comprehensive manner, paying total penalties of $4.3 billion, described as the largest settlement of its kind ever. Binance is noted as the largest crypto exchange in the world, handling approximately 60% of centralized digital… Read More

Binance to Pay $4.3 Billion Penalty to Settle DOJ Charges, Founder Changpeng Zhao to Exit Business

Binance, the largest crypto exchange in the world, has cut a deal with the US Department of Justice (DOJ) that appears to allow Binance to stay in operation. According to multiple reports, Binance will pay a hefty $4.3 billion penalty and plead guilty to charges,… Read More

Binance Labs to Support On-Chain Insights at Scale Across Blockchain Ecosystem

Binance Labs, the venture capital and incubation arm of Binance (which is being sued by US regulators for a wide range of issues along with facing major operational challenges globally) has reportedly invested in $ARKM, the native token of Arkham. Arkham is an AI-powered blockchain… Read More

Binance Expands Law Enforcement Training Initiative in Taiwan

Binance, which is being sued by US regulatory authorities for a wide range of issues while also facing major operational challenges globally, says that it is pleased to be promoting the safety of the virtual-asset ecosystem. Following a law enforcement training workshop in collaboration with… Read More

Binance Appoints Kyrylo Khomiakov to Key Executive Role for Asian Markets

Binance, which is being sued by US regulators for a wide range of issues while also facing major operational challenges globally, announces that Kyrylo Khomiakov, Binance’s Central and Eastern Europe (CEE) General Manager, has been appointed the Regional Head for both the CEE and Central… Read More

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